NPFL Clubs pull out of 2021/2022 AITEO Federation’s Cup

Posted On 30 Jun 2021
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The Nigerian club Owners have resolved to pulling out from 2021-2022 Aiteo Cup due to lack of funds.

The club owners made it known in their quarterly meeting held on Monday 28 June 2021 at the Reno Hotels in Abuja.

The Club oweners insisted they are not willing to participate in the tournament, unless the Nigeria Football Federation make the funds available.

They also advised the FA to pay Kano Pillars their prize money for winning the 2019 edition of the tournament.

“The Club Owners after a Critical examination of the schedule provided for the 2021 Aiteo cup, paucity of funds and congestion in the league fixtures,  unanimously resolved to withdraw participation in the Aiteo cup except if otherwise provided with intervention funds.”

“It further called on the NFF to immediately pay to Kano Pillars FC the outstanding prize money for the last Aiteo Cup. ” The statement reads.

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